Twitter Wisdom…Part 4

I closed my Twitter account. But here are some thoughts that I have saved for further reflection: I say NO to Babylonian exile thinking and repent personally! My friend @nhclc challenged me to write this out, so I did. We fight FROM victory not FOR it… The first Testament prepared the way and the second…

Twitter Wisdom…Part 3

I closed my Twitter account. But here are some thoughts that I have saved for further reflection: I believe my Reformed friends high view of the Sovereignty of God and my Pentecostal friends high view of the Goodness of God are both right Sometimes Ezekiel 37 happens with different bones. Maybe your dead dream is…

Twitter Wisdom…Part 2

More from Twitter land that I’ve written about previously…after closing my account…here are some posts from the past decade.. My fav organization quote: “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mxd up.” – A. A. Milne Great article from @michaelhyatt for authors and…

Perspectives: What is God Saying? What are People Saying? Is Unity Still a Thing?

This article will also be published in the Megamorphosis “Power” Issue #11 in early October, 2020 It is hard to block out the noise.  Every day it seems to get louder.  The voices of seeming friend and foe are confused and confusing, whether it be on social media, the public airwaves, or in the office,…

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An Open Letter to Governor Newsom and CA County Leaders

Churches and Counties Working Together for Public Health COVID-19 has changed so much. But, the best of our lives have not changed. We are strong and a resilient people and heroes are emerging from our midst every day. We personally want to thank Governor Newsom for his steady leadership during this crisis. Further, we have…

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An Appeal for California Churches

April 28, 2020 SACRAMENTO Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, and Dr. John Jackson, president of William Jessup University, release the following statement calling California leaders to allow churches in the state to begin opening their doors as places of worship, service, compassion and reflection: We are mindful of our…

Presence Matters. Touch Matters. Connection Matters.

Presence Matters.  Touch Matters.  Connection Matters. The presence of God changes everything. Moses said he would not go anywhere without the presence of God and the Psalmist begged God not to remove him from His presence (Exodus 33:15, Psalm 51:11) Touch matters.  Human beings were made for contact, for connection, for community.  And yes, we…